A study unveiled at the Black Hat Briefings conference in Las Vegas last week paints a grim picture of network security problems.
Surfing the Internet shouldn't feel like a stroll at 2 a.m. on the shady side of town. But home-page hijackings, suspicious pop-up ads, and an increase in Flash-based marketing ploys are making browser-related distractions a growing concern with surf...
Microsoft's main Web site was unreachable for almost two hours last Friday as the Web server it is hosted on failed following a DOS (denial of service) attack, the company said.
The CERT Coordination Center has received reports of widespread attacks using a recently disclosed security vulnerability and a previously unknown security hole in Microsoft's Windows operating system, the center said last Thursday in an advisory.
Antivirus companies warned customers Friday about a new e-mail virus that is spreading on the Internet.
Having called Linux and open-source software a cancer, un-American and bankrupt, Microsoft now plans to focus on facts instead of emotions, the company's competitive strategist said Thursday.
Dell posted -- then yanked -- a fix on its support Web site for its Axim handheld computers loaded with the Pocket PC 2003 operating system after some users hacked the software to obtain a free copy of the operating system instead of just a patch, ac...
Hackers no longer even need to visit a website to attack it, instead they are using information from pages cached by popular search engine Google, according to a report in the New Scientist.
The Recordable DVD Council (RDVDC) aims to expand the market for recordable DVDs by introducing two measures to improve compatibility.
Despite the fact that major music companies have finally joined Internet services to offer a much greater variety of authorized online music, market growth is sputtering as the industry remains mired in legal and business problems, said entertainment...
The security adviser for the European Electronic Crimes Task Force (EECTF) in Milan, Italy, warned this week that Europe is dealing with a growing problem that has already had ramifications for governments and businesses around the world: insiders wh...
Security experts warn that a recently disclosed security vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows operating system may soon be used by a powerful Internet worm that could disrupt traffic on the Internet and affect millions of machines worldwide.
IBM has a challenger in the race to deliver the world's fastest Linux-based supercomputer. A day after the U.S. company said it had received an order for what stands to be the fastest such machine, Japan's Fujitsu has announced an order for a faster ...
Continuing with his love affair with computers bearing household brand names, Natcomp managing director, Fabio Grassia, has struck up a deal for his company to become the exclusive distributor for Daewoo Computers in Australia.
Longhorn, the next major release of Windows, is "a bit scary," Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates confided to financial analysts last week. Scary to computer users, that is, because Longhorn products will be very different fro...
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